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    Arboretum Birthday Parties

    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Birthday Parties are offered on Weekends. There are 2 times available each Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 AM -1:00 PM or 2:00 PM-3:30 PM The CHA offers 90 minute birthday parties for children ages 3-12. Your child and 15-20 of their friends will enjoy a 45 minute nature-themed

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    Toddler and Pre-School

    Fall Turtle Tots This is a weekly class. Sessions beginning September 15 -December 15 2015 Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 PM 9/15/15- 12/15/15 Fridays 12:00 -2:30 PM 9/18/15 – 12/17/15; No class 11/27 Turtle Tots is a weekly program in which preschoolers discover nature through play, crafts, story, and nature walks. Each class

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    After School Programs

    During our after school clubs, children are able to explore our 16 acres of woodlands, express their creativity, and expand their scientific knowledge through a one hour investigation of a nature related topic.   Raccoon Club 1st and 2nd Grade Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm March 24-May 12, 2015 (No Class April 7)

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    Family Programs

    Ar-b-que Saturday, May 2, 2015 11:00am-2:00pm Join us for our annual celebration of Arbor Day. A fun-filled day for the whole family with food, crafts, nature walks and Live Animal Presentation!  Pre-registration is strongly suggested. Online Registration will be available in Spring. Contact program@hartshornarboretum.org with questions.   Family Camp Out

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    Summer Nature Discovery Camp One-week sessions beginning June 29-August 21 Turtle Tots: 9am-12:30pm Explorers: 9am- 3pm Hawks: 9am-3pm (Only offered select weeks) Each week of Nature Discovery Camp will explore a different Nature Theme. Campers will spend the day exploring that theme through guided investigations, outdoor exploration, and crafts. Please

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    School Programs

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) offers field trips and classroom programs for grades K-5. Each lesson has been designed to correlate to NJCCC and supplement science curriculum. Students learn about a nature-themed topic through observation, discussion, teamwork, and hands-on activities. Field Trips Our 90 minute field trips are conducted 50%

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    Youth Groups

    Scout Programs The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many opportunities to observe artifacts, meet a naturalist, and learn to share your world with wildlife. Our educators have a variety of programs specifically designed to meet the requirements of many Boy Scout and Girl Scout Badges. Our programs are typically 60-90 minutes